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Name: INTERNATIONAL
Type: Ferry
Launched: 1872
Completed: 08/1872
Builder: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 275
Dimensions: 851grt, 559nrt, 210.0 x 40.0 x 12.1ft
Engines: 2 x 1cyl (30 x 30ins), 76nhp; (by 1915: 300nhp)
Engines by: EE Gilbert, Quebec (by 1915: John Inglis Co Ltd, Toronto)
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 96849
History:
08/1872 Grand Trunk Railway, Canada
by 1928 Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway Co, Walkerville, Ontario
1934 Sin-Mac Lines, Canada
by 1936 International Waterways Navigation Ltd, Montreal
1958 McAllister Brothers, Canada; renamed MCALLISTER NO 4
No further history known
Comments: 08/1872: Shipped in sections to Fort Erie, Ontario. Erected by J Smith
Affectionately known as OLD PEGGY


Photos as INTERNATIONAL copyright of Edward J Dowling Collection